Guns Save Lives
Should New Shooters Try Revolvers?
If you give a noob a wheelgun …
The Personal Defense Network‘s Barret Kendrick has observed that one of the most common guns recommended to new shooters by family, friends, instructors, and gun-store staff is a small, lightweight, carry-size revolver.
The mechanism of a revolver is easy to understand. It has a cylinder that opens and the user can see the chambers. The ammunition only goes in one way, and it’s easy to close the cylinder. It’s a simple design and has few reliability problems. A new shooter may believe that all he has to do is close the cylinder and he’s ready to take on the bad guys.
It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about a semiautomatic or a revolver – both require handgun training for the user to become proficient. Barret discusses some of the misconceptions people have about revolvers. First, is a revolver easier to shoot than a semiautomatic?
We can expect a revolver like the one Barret has in the video to come from the factory requiring 12 to 14 pounds of pressure to activate the trigger. This is not easy for a new shooter, especially one who may have weak fingers/hands for any number of reasons, and intends to use the revolver as one of their self-defense weapons.
Modern striker-fired semiautomatic pistols are usually at about 5 to 6 pounds of pressure.That means you need double the amount of strength to activate the trigger on a revolver as on a semiauto.
Second, as a revolver fires, it doesn’t have any moving parts like a semiauto does. On most semiautos, when it fires, the slide reciprocates back and forth. Due to the recoil spring, a lot of the felt recoil is masked, and the shooter doesn’t notice it much. This means a shooter can have a faster pace of fire with a semiauto than a revolver.
To sum up, due to the revolver’s heavy trigger pull and felt recoil, it will be easier for a new shooter to learn how to shoot a semiautomatic pistol than a revolver. Revolvers are great firearms but not the best choice for novice shooters.
The Personal Defense Network‘s training videos are an absolute must-have for seasoned shooters and newbies alike! The Personal Defense Network offers several levels of training and membership with exclusive video content and more. Today, we’re giving away a 6-DVD Personal Defense Network video set … and so much more. Enter today!
It’s our biggest giveaway yet … 12 daily winners and one grand prize winner … with $50K of guns & gear at stake!
Get ready to make this $50,000 Giveaway filled with guns, gear and apparel all yours, because we have partnered with our friends at GunsAmerica for the most amazing giveaway yet!
With daily giveaways, you’ll get 12 chances to win over $24,000 in total prizes. But it’s not over yet – enter the Grand Prize giveaway for your chance to win over $26,000 in total prizes. Add to your armory, go on a hunt or simply brag to your friends about all your new toys. Whatever your reason is for wanting this legendary giveaway, it can be all yours.
You’d be hard pressed to find a giveaway with this many world class brands all in one. You deserve it!
Remember, you must enter each day to be considered for the daily giveaways. You can enter today’s giveaway by clicking HERE!
DAY 8 GIVEAWAY
12 DAYS OF SHOT!
VALUED AT OVER $1,786!
VP9 SK w/ Holosun
The Ryker Grip™ is the first in a new class of side mounted, forward supports. The Ryker Grip is an innovative, patent-pending, biomechanically optimized shooting method that has been proven on the battle field and on the range. By offsetting the operator’s support hand, Ryker Grip enables the shooter to engage targets faster and move naturally.
The Ryker Sling is designed to enhance the experience of your Ryker Grip.
Personal Defense Network
Well-Rounded Defense Training 6-DVD Set
For anyone who takes their personal safety seriously, we’ve assembled this 6-DVD set as well-rounded resource to help you plan, train, and expand your defensive capabilities – from the basics and beyond.
The Comprehensive Guide To Self Defense DVD provides a broad foundation from which to start, covering important self-defense topics like awareness, defensive tools, skill development, training and practice. The combination of DVDs that follows provides in-depth information and dynamic demonstrations to help you anticipate, plan and train for your own defense in everyday life, at home and on the go.
Technical, versatile, lightweight and built to last. The Afterburner™ pant brings the Eberlestock® approach to a great pair of hunting pants. Made of 4-way stretch polyester with a DWR finish, the Afterburners provide a fitted, athletic cut that gives unrestrained freedom of movement. Afterburners feature a gusseted crotch, darted knee construction, and a tapered cuff to keep debris out of your boots. Scuff guard on each cuff protect from abrasion.
Crossbreed Gift Card
Use this gift card to go shopping at Crossbreedholsters.com
Elementum Fixed Blade Knife G10 Handle
Sentry Products Group
Handgun Go Sleeves
Protect your valuable firearms with the SENTRY Handgun Go-Sleeve! In addition to the Slideboot to for slide protection, transport your weapons safely, securely and free of worry from scratching and banging against other handguns. A perfect alternative to a Slideboot if you have custom handguns with flashlight/laser or revolver and want the best protection for them. Three different sizes made for small, medium and large frame hand guns. Low profile design and constructed of 3mm premium neoprene with dual storage compartments. Protect from the elements and organize your safe or range bag without fear of scratches and dings.
Guns Save Lives2 weeks ago
Hamburg Tragedy Proves “Strict Gun Control” Doesn’t Work
2A's Lighter Side2 months ago
President Jabberwocky Wants Assault Weapons Ban, Pudding Cup, Nap
Breaking News4 days ago
Credit Card Companies Cave; Gun Grabbers Galled
Guns Save Lives1 month ago
221B Tactical Tradecraft: Soft, Discreet Body Armor for the 2020s!
Gun Rights4 weeks ago
Shocker! Gun Owners Defy Liberal Stereotypes
Sh*t Anti-Gunners Say1 month ago
Real Talk: Does Joe Biden Think It’s 1993?
2A's Lighter Side2 months ago
Desert Eagle & Danyela D’Angelo: Video Gaming Royalty
Breaking News3 weeks ago
Enter Our Ring in Spring $6.5K Giveaway Today!